unveils splashy new weather experience on Android

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 21 Jan 2016

wants to get a whole lot better about delivering your weather report.

On its Inside Search blog, announced a new detail-rich display that pops up when you ask the app about the weather. There’s now a colorful screen loaded with weather details, including drill-downs into Today Tomorrow, hourly forecasts, a 10-day outlook, sunrise/sunset information, even air quality data. And it’s all complemented by a happy little illustrated frog.

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The app tells you far more about the weather includes new animations.

st like with other weather apps, you can add various cities to your list for later retrieval. You can type in the term “weather” to get today’s forecast, or use a voice comm. To get the full experience, it’s best that you’re running the Now uncher in order to hop into the weather right away via Now.

The impact on you: Android has several great weather apps, but you can’t beat the convenience of asking, “OK , how’s the weather?” If you want the basics, ’s new offering may be enough for you. Otherwise, if you want more details, or like to play with Doppler radar scenarios, a dedicated weather app or two is still your best bet.